Announcement under Chapter 2 Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Stock Exchange Release 21.4.2011 14:30 EEST

Helsinki, 2011-04-21 13:30 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPM-Kymmene Corporation  Major shareholders announcements 21 April 2011 at 14:30 

UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has received an announcement under Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Securities Market Act, according to which Norges Bank’s (The Central Bank of Norway) holding in UPM has exceeded 5% on 20 April 2011. 

According to the announcement, the holding of Norges Bank in UPM is 29,187,498 shares, 5.61% of UPM's shares and voting rights. 

UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Pirkko Harrela
Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications 

UPM, Corporate Communications
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